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WHAT ARE COMMON WAGE AND HOUR LAWS IN CALIFORNIA?

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California wage and hour laws regulate the standards for how and when employers must pay their non-exempt employees, as well as cover issues like time worked. Our Modesto employment attorneys explain common wage and hour laws in California below. What Do Wage and Hour Laws in California Encompass? Wage and hour laws encompass many different issues, including: Minimum […]

WHAT ARE THE MEAL AND REST BREAK REQUIREMENTS FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYEES?

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California wage and hour laws regulate the standards for meal and rest break requirements for non-exempt employees. Below, we explain meal and rest break requirements for California employees. However, keep in mind that there are many nuances to California’s wage and hour laws. If you have specific questions about how California’s meal and rest break […]

UNDERSTANDING CALIFORNIA’S MINIMUM WAGE LAWS FOR 2022

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Below, our Modesto employment lawyers explain California’s minimum wage laws for 2022. Increases to California Minimum Wage for Non-Exempt Employees Since 2017, the minimum wage has increased annually. As of January 1, 2022, employers must pay nearly all non-exempt employees in California per California’s minimum wage laws. Non-exempt employees encompass specific salaried and non-salaried employees. In 2022, the […]

DO I NEED AN EMPLOYMENT LAW ATTORNEY?

If you are employed in California, there is a high probability that you do not know all of the rights you have as an employee. There are numerous laws on the books that protect workers in California and it is nearly impossible to know and understand all of them. Employment laws are constantly changing thus keeping […]

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CALIFORNIA’S ASSEMBLY BILL 5 (AB5)

California lawmakers recently signed Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) into law. It goes into effect on January 1, 2020. This new law makes it harder for companies to classify workers as independent contractors or freelancers. It also addresses the concerns that too many companies were hiring freelancers and independent contractors to avoid paying health insurance and […]

WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION: ARE YOU A VICTIM?

Recognizing Workplace Discrimination There are numerous Federal and state laws that protect California workers from discrimination in the workplace. These laws are designed to provide for equal opportunity employment for workers of all races, nationalities, religions, sexual orientations, and more. The laws generally protect those seeking employment, those that are employed, and those subject to […]

2019 EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATES

Rules Affecting California Employers in 2019 Happy New Year! Below is a summary of the 2019 changes that will affect California employers. California Minimum Wage Increasing California minimum wage increases on January 1, 2019, to $12 per hour for employers with 26 or more employees, and to $11.00 an hour for employers with 25 or […]

6 NEW CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT LAWS THAT HAVE WOMEN IN MIND

Do California Employment Laws Adequately Protect Women? Governor Jerry Brown recently signed several bills into law that will bring reforms to the workplace. With many bills pushing for greater workplace transparency and responsibility in the wake of the #MeToo movement, here are some of the bills that made the cut: Senate Bill 826 (SB 826) […]

NEW BILL PROPOSALS WOULD GIVE MORE PRIVACY TO MOMS IN THE WORKPLACE

Understanding Lactation Space Laws in California According to the California Labor Code, every employer must provide reasonable accommodations and breaks to employees who need to lactate for their infant children. Presently, a lactation space must be private. However, it cannot be a toilet stall and must be in close proximity to the employee’s work area. […]

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE PROPOSES BILLS THAT COULD CHANGE EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS REGARDING SEXUAL MISCONDUCT

Understanding The Changes in California Employment Contracts Regarding Sexual Misconduct Since the worldwide phenomenon of the #MeToo movement swept the nation last year, activists, supporters and government officials have pressed for reform in the workplace. California legislature has recently proposed a few bills, that if signed into law, would limit settlement agreements, ban contractual limits […]